Hindi is the name given to various Indo-Aryan languages, dialects, and language registers spoken in northern and central India (the Hindi belt), Pakistan, Fiji, Mauritius, and Suriname. Prototypically, Hindi is one of these varieties, called Hindustani or Hindi-Urdu, as spoken by Hindus. Standard Hindi, a standardized register of Hindustani, is one of the 22 scheduled languages of India, one of the official languages of the Indian Union Government and of many states in India.
Hindi on whatamieating.com
To find foods and foods and food-related items in whatamieating.com in Hindi you may search by any of the following terms:
Hindi Hindu India Indian Northern Sub-continent Subcontinent
These terms associated with languages are hidden behind the scenes as there is some crossover with other languages. The traveller in India may not be precisely certain which language is in use, and can search using more general terms such as 'Indian''.
You may use any of the above terms in any search you make using 'Translate from English' so that if you wish to search for a translation of mango, choose whichever of these language terms that you think is most appropriate, say:
'Indian mango' and then click on 'Translate from English'
One of the problems of providing searches in a multilingual world-wide food dictionary is trying to help people reach the things they are searching for. People do not always know the precise language being used, so these more general searches such as 'Indian' may help in a successful search.
Also included in the glossary are dishes from the cuisine of the region, cookery terms, cooking methods, drinks, food festivals, days of the week, months of the year etc.
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